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Jesse Rothacker is back with Biome Builders!

June 7, 2017

Jesse Rothacker, founder of Forgotten Friend Reptile Sanctuary, will present a special program entitled, Biome Builders that is based on this year’s Summer Reading theme Build a Better World! Jesse’s programs will begin on July 6 and will run until August 3. “Biome Builders” is an interactive animal show featuring Jesse Rothacker and his lovable…

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Ryan Bridge, The BugMan to present “Bugging a Better World” program

June 7, 2017

Public Libraries are pleased to host Ryan Bridge, “The BugMan” who has created a special program entitled, “Bugging a Better World” as part of this year’s Build a Better World, Summer Reading theme.  These programs run from June 19 through July 5. More about the program … The program will focus on the ways insects…

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Field Paleontologists, Mike and Roberta Straka to present Dinosaur Dig programs

June 7, 2017

Public Libraries will host a special “Dinosaur Dig” with Field Paleontologists Mike and Roberta Straka programs as part of this year’s Summer Reading Program!  Youth and their families are invited to take part in a scientific exploration highlighting the world of dinosaurs, fossils and rocks/minerals.  Each year the team explores the badlands of North and…

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Storybook Costumes, “Elephant and Piggie” to appear at Local Public Libraries!

June 7, 2017

Lancaster County public libraries will welcome “Elephant and Piggie”, costume characters from the popular picture book series by Mo Willems.  These visits will begin on June 10 through July 27. Elephant and Piggie books are a series for early readers by Mo Willems. The series, which debuted in 2007 with two books, is done in…

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Bricks 4 Kidz® to present physics programs while making science fun!

June 7, 2017

Presenters from Bricks 4 Kidz® are coming to your local library as part of this year’s Summer Reading Program theme: Build a Better World!  They will offer programs that provide an atmosphere for students to build unique creations, play games, and have loads of fun using LEGO® bricks! Who says physics is boring? Participants will…

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Thanks to the Zerbe for the Rock-A-Thon Fundraiser for the Bookmobile

June 5, 2017

The residents at the Zerbe Retirement Community love the Bookmobile! When they learned that the current Bookmobile was in need of replacement, they immediately went to work in planning an event that would help the cause and give special meaning to their residents.   They organized a Rock-A-Thon that raised $1,600 toward the purchase of a…

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“Giggle Magic” shows to bring fun to public libraries!

May 25, 2017

Lancaster County youth will be amazed, as Marcy Klutchka delivers “Giggle Magic” programs at their local library!  Giggle Magic shows slated for this year’s Summer Reading Program will include Silly Safari; Farmyard Fun; and Yum Yum Veggies.  These shows will captivate young audiences and within seconds the children are giggling, engaged, and off on a…

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Princess of Dutch Wonderland to visit libraries

May 25, 2017

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The PRINCESS of Dutch Wonderland will present special story times at public libraries throughout Lancaster County during June and July. Join all the lords, ladies, princesses and princes of Lancaster at local public libraries to hear the PRINCESS read her favorite stories! The first appearances by the PRINCESS start June 9th…

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Hank the Health Hero returns to public libraries with his health messages!

May 25, 2017

Hank the Health Hero from CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health is returning to the public libraries in Lancaster County as part of this year’s Summer Reading Program! Hank will be sharing his new health messages for youth about how to fight germs.  He will also present a program that gives tips on how to keep…

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Cylo to visit Public Libraries for Storytime Fun this Summer!

May 23, 2017

Cylo, the Lancaster Barnstormer’s mascot, swings into action this summer at public libraries in Lancaster County!  Libraries will offer baseball-related story times and activities when this lovable, local celebrity visits! Individual programs featuring Cylo may vary, but all events will provide family fun!  All ages are welcome!  Cylo’s library visits begin on June 5 and run until August 9. Cylo Appearances at Public…

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